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Susie Tomlinson

August 25, 1914 — December 8, 2012

Susie E. "Libby" Tomlinson, 98, of New Windsor, IL, formerly of Swedona, IL, died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Hope Creek Care in East Moline. Services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial is in the Swedona Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home where memorials may be left to the Swedona Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences can be made at

She was born August 25, 1914 in Alexis, IL to Leslie and Katherine Laughead Downer. She attended the local schools and married Robert Tomlinson October 18, 1933 in Galesburg, IL. He died November 29, 1997.

Susie was a homemaker and assisted her husband in the operation of their farm.

She was a member of Swedona Lutheran Church and Mercer County Home Extension. She enjoyed bowling at the Alpha and Orion Lanes, playing cards, cooking and wintering in Texas.

Survivors include two daughters: Janice Pappas of Sherrard, IL; and Sharon (Roger) Bates of New Windsor, IL; one son: Robert (Theresa) Tomlinson of New Windsor, IL; 7 grandchildren: Charles, Mark, Chris Jay, Chad, Scott and Susan; 14 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren and one lovingly expected; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son-in-law: Charles; one granddaughter: Staci; four sisters; and two brothers.

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Visitation Details

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Peterson Wallin Knox - Alpha, Illinois

Service Details

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012, 10:00am, Peterson Wallin Knox - Alpha, Illinois

Interment Details

Swedona Lutheran Cemetery

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